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Congresswoman Alma Adams

Representing the 12th District of North Carolina

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Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), a member of the Education and Workforce Committee, led a letter signed by North Carolina Congressmen G. K.

Oct 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after news that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and associate Rick Gates have been ordered to surrender to federal custody today.

Oct 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D. (NC-12), Vice Ranking Member of the House Small Business Committee, hosted a roundtable about necessity entrepreneurship, the unique factors that drive women to become small business owners such as child care, career opportunity, and gender discrimination in the workplace.

Oct 23, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) issued the following statement echoing the call for an apology from White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after he falsely accused Rep.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump declined to recertify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12) visited the Puerto Rican Cultural Society of Charlotte’s supply warehouse to assist with collecting supplies that will be shipped to those in need in Puerto Rico. During the visit, Rep.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released this statement on a new disaster relief package providing emergency funding for hurricane and wildfire relief:

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump signed an Executive Order that undercuts the Affordable Care Act.

Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

Charlotte, N.C.—On National Manufacturing Day, Rep. Adams made her fifth stop on the #MadeInMecklenburg Tour with a visit to groninger USA, LLC in Charlotte. The visit included a tour of the facility and an opportunity to learn about groninger USA’s dual manufacturing apprenticeship program started in 2014 to address the skills gap challenging many local manufacturers.

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Jun 16, 2017 In The News

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Regardless of party affiliation or political labels, the shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise for House members across the country is an issue putting them on the same page.

North Carolina’s 9th District Congressman Robert Pittenger calls it a somber day.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out three North Carolina plans for voter districts, the state’s three Democratic members of Congress are asking state Republican leaders to adopt independent redistricting.

Jun 16, 2017 In The News

HUNTERSVILLE – The town’s Memorial Day ceremony started at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29.

Mayor John Aneralla was the master of ceremonies for the event, which featured words from U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams, Commander Joe Reale of American Legion Post 321 and others.

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May 24, 2017 In The News

The Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision on Monday struck down two North Carolina congressional districts it said were illegally drawn based on race.

The majority’s ruling, which handed a victory to voting rights advocates, included a rare pairing of conservative Justice Clarence Thomas with the court’s four liberals.

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.

May 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in an improper bid to diminish their statewide political clout.

May 19, 2017 In The News

DAVIDSON – U.S. Rep. Alma Adams was in town Thursday, May 11, visiting with people at the Ada Jenkins Center and Davidson Housing Coalition, speaking with officials at Davidson College and touring the downtown area.

In the middle of all that, Adams, a Democrat who represents the state's 12th district, held a town hall-type meeting in the Davidson Town Hall.

May 19, 2017 In The News

Health care costs for North Carolinians enrolled in the Affordable Care Act would jump under the plan passed by House Republicans, according to an independent analysis.

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